Sweet almond oil is the kind that’s better suited for skin. Auyrveda uses the oil for skin and hair care. Sweet Almond oil is a mild, hypoallergenic oil that can be safely used even on baby skin.
It replenishes the lost nutrients in the skin, reduces acne and makes the skin look healthier. Its oil is a mild moisturizer that reducес moisture loss from the skin and often used for massages. It reduces breakage, split ends, itchy scalp, dry roots and flat hair. It softens the scalp, and relaxes. Almond oil contains Vitamin E, which is one of the most potent antioxidants known that prevent cell damage and help reduce ultraviolet (UV) damage to the skin. It can help repair some of the damage done to the collagen layer. The oil is especially rich in proteins, and can provide the amino acids required for the formation of collagen. The retonol in vitamin A has the ability to stimulate the production of new skin cells and smooth fine lines. Omega-3 fatty acids prevents premature aging and safeguard against sun damage. Contains Zinc which is an essential nutrient for healing acne or other facial scars.
Because almond oil is an anti-inflammatory, it may help ease swelling of the skin. Due to its emollient properties, almond oil has the potential to improve both complexion and skin tone. Reduces excess oil on the skin. In ancient Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, almond oil was used to reduce scarring. Reduces the appearance of stretch marks.